Past, Present and Future of Transportation with AASHTO Executive Director Frederick G. ‘Bud’ Wright

Frederick G. ‘Bud’ Wright, executive director of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, announced earlier this year that he will retire at the end of 2018. He joins ITE Talks Transportation to discuss the changes and challenges in today’s environment for transportation officials and professionals.

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Road Safety with Dr. David Harkey, President of Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

This month’s episode explores road safety strategies with Dr. David Harkey, President of Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Dr. Harkey previously directed the University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center, and the majority of his work has focused on improving roadway design and operations for all users, including motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists. He discusses the new IIHS study that highlights rising pedestrian deaths and points toward solutions.

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Active Transportation and Health in Minneapolis and Beyond

Matthew Dyrdahl, bicycle and pedestrian coordinator in the Minneapolis Department of Public Works, Amber Dallman, Minnesota Department of Transportation bicycle and pedestrian coordinator, and Sarah Stewart, senior public health specialist with the Minneapolis Health Department talk about the intersection of active transportation and health in Minneapolis and beyond in Minnesota. Sponsored by Miovision.

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Health, Transportation and Vision Zero with City of San Francisco’s Megan Wier

Megan Wier, MPH is director of the program on Health, Equity and Sustainability in the Environmental Health Branch at the San Francisco Department of Public Health, where she and her team develop and apply innovative approaches to using health data and evidence to inform safe, sustainable and equitable planning and policy in collaboration with local communities and government agencies. Megan co-chairs the San Francisco Vision Zero Task Force and oversees comprehensive, collaborative data systems in support of evaluation, monitoring and analysis of San Francisco’s evidence-based transportation injury prevention initiatives.

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ITE Talks Transportation: Lauren Blackburn on Health and Transportation

Lauren Blackburn, AICP, brings her perspective to the health and transportation discussion based upon her more than 14 years of experience in multimodal and long-range planning, with key areas of interest in bicycle and pedestrian transportation, comprehensive planning, roadway safety, and community health. In the episode, she discusses how Vision Zero can be a conduit for the relationship between the health and transportation industries, and how steps like sharing a common vocabulary can help transportation and health professionals start working together on common goals. Lauren oversaw the development of Watch for Me NC, a statewide bicycle and pedestrian safety program for the North Carolina Department of Transportation, and managed the state’s first comprehensive pedestrian and bicycle plan – Walk Bike NC. Lauren is currently based in VHB‘s Raleigh, NC office where she is a senior project manager.

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Lauren Blackburn, AICP

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ITE Talks Transportation Podcast: Transportation and Health with The Citadel’s Jeff Davis and Dan Bornstein

In this episode, ITE Member William J. (Jeff) Davis, Ph.D., Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering, and Daniel Bornstein, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in the Department of Health, Exercise, and Sport Science, discuss the intersection of transportation and health. Jeff and Dan are colleagues at The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina.

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ITE Talks Transportation Podcast: Transportation and Health with City of Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price

This episode of ITE Talks Transportation kicks off a new series on ITE initiatives, starting with Transportation and Health. City of Fort Worth, Texas Mayor Betsy Price talks about how transportation and health are linked in the city’s initiatives and partnerships aimed at providing choices that help people improve their health.

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